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Anthropology in the South Seas; essays presented to H.D. Skinner.

Author: J D Freeman; W R Geddes
Publisher: New Plymouth, N.Z., T. Avery [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"...Express our gratitude for Dr. Skinner's teaching and friendship and at the same time commemorate his notable contributions to the advancement of anthropology in New Zealand. A collection of anthropological essays seemed the most fitting tribute we could make, and so it was decided." -- preface.
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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freeman, J.D.
Anthropology in the South Seas.
New Plymouth, N.Z., T. Avery [1959]
(OCoLC)580200675
Named Person: H D Skinner; H D Skinner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J D Freeman; W R Geddes
OCLC Number: 2322440
Description: 267 pages illustrations, portrait, maps 26 cm
Contents: Henry Devenish Skinner : a memoir / J.D. Freeman --
Culture change in prehistoric New Zealand / Jack Golson --
From moa-hunter to classic Maori in southern New Zealand / Leslie Lockerbie --
Free-standing Maori images / T.T. Barrow --
Neolithic adzes of Eastern Polynesia / Rober Duff --
Ritual adzes in Tikopia / Raymond Firth --
Ascription of meaning in a ceremonial context : in the Eastern Central Highlands of New Guinea / Catherine H. Berndt --
The Joe Gimlet or Siovili Cult : an episode in the religious history of early Samoa / Freeman --
Fijian social structure in a period of transition / W.R. Geddes --
Maori and Polynesian : race and politics : the racial argument in support of New Zealand's interests in Polynesia / Angus Ross --
A modern Maori community / John Booth --
The Maori population : a microcosm of a new world / W.D. Borrie.
Responsibility: Edited by J.D. Freeman and W.R. Geddes.

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"...Express our gratitude for Dr. Skinner's teaching and friendship and at the same time commemorate his notable contributions to the advancement of anthropology in New Zealand. A collection of anthropological essays seemed the most fitting tribute we could make, and so it was decided." -- preface.

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